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Internet Providers in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
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Internet Access in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
Data on BroadbandNow is based on the FCC's bi-annual provider territory filings. Our data also includes direct provider reports and other private data to enhance that information. Plan and pricing information is collected through our data science team. To date, we've analyzed 386 Internet plans for Jenkintown since 2014. Speed test averages shown here for Jenkintown is based on the 2,776 speed tests analyzed in the listings below.
Looking at broadband network options, Cable, DSL, and even fiber have strong coverage in the Jenkintown area. Fiber service is generally the best option. Fiber has a practically one hundred percent footprint in Jenkintown.
Coverage from the two most common providers, Viasat Internet and HughesNet, as a rule, will overlap. As you might expect, the decision between Viasat and HughesNet is common.
XFINITY from Comcast and Verizon Fios also have coverage in Jenkintown, often competing for the same customers.
Overall, the competition between ISPs in Jenkintown isn't high (2.54 providers available in the average census block). It isn't much, but it's sufficient to create competition around price and service quality that benefits consumer living in well-wired parts of the city.
- There are 16 internet providers in Jenkintown with 5 of those offering residential service
- Jenkintown is the 596th most connected city in Pennsylvania ahead of Glenside and Abington, but behind Wyncote, Cheltenham, and Elkins Park.
- Explore internet access for communities within Jenkintown: Rockledge
- The fastest zip code in Jenkintown for July 2021 is 19046. (see all below).
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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
|Provider||Speed||Type||Time To Download 1 GB||Availability|
|XFINITY from Comcast||1,200 Mbps||Cable||6s||99.9%|
|Viasat Internet||50 Mbps||Satellite||2m 43s||100.0%|
|HughesNet||25 Mbps||Satellite||5m 27s||100.0%|
Internet Providers in Nearby Cities
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The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.
This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.
Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.
This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.
Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.
25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.
Internet for Educational Purposes in Jenkintown
Economic development reports routinely identify a increasing correlation between internet service availability and improved schooling. At the college level, home Internet access is practically a requirement as colleges including Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington adapt online systems to manage student work. Conveniently for students living near campus, fiber has high availability with a 93.72 percent footprint in the zip around Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington. Fiber has strong coverage with a 93.72 percent footprint in the zip code. Looking at 2,776 speed tests recorded in the past annum at areas within two miles of Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington campus, performance averages are close to 105.69 Mbps — considerably above the minimum connection speed needed for viewing video and interfacing with hosted or communication platforms.
Data Cap Issues and Video Streaming Around Jenkintown
Data collected by our market research team suggests that common providers in the area use data caps for their residential broadband plans. Data caps are disliked since subscribers view caps as a strategy for limiting streaming services. Providers insist data caps are a necessary strategy as they struggle to manage network traffic. In either case, the problem is streaming video, which can eat up anywhere from one to seven Gigabytes per hour.
Internet access in Jenkintown neighborhoods
Jenkintown Broadband information is available for these specific local communities: Rockledge.
Compare Jenkintown to the 5 largest cities in the US
|City||Average Download Speed||Number of Providers||Average Cost per Mbps|
|Jenkintown||105.7 Mbps||5||$0.14 ( + $0.00 )|
|New York||534.4 Mbps ( +428.7 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Los Angeles||148.8 Mbps ( +43.1 Mbps )||17 ( +12 )||$0.16 ( + $0.00 )|
|Chicago||160.6 Mbps ( +54.9 Mbps )||15 ( +10 )||$0.20 ( + $0.00 )|
|Houston||169.5 Mbps ( +63.8 Mbps )||23 ( +18 )||$0.18 ( + $0.00 )|
|Philadelphia||162.1 Mbps ( +56.4 Mbps )||8 ( +3 )||$0.19 ( + $0.00 )|